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Burial of the Dead (fol. 120r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Burial of the Dead (fol. 120r)
  • Description:

    The miniature depicts two men lowering a body wrapped in white cloth into a tomb, while members of the clergy give blessings and mourners look on. An angel takes the dead man's soul up to God, while a devil tries to get hold of it. God's presence is depicted by the rays of his glory at the top of the image.

    Context: Office of the dead: Vespers: Dilexi quoniam

  • Date range: [ca. 1440-1460]
  • Date: 1450
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:29
  • Last Modified: 10 Aug 2018 08:20